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After historic arguments, gay marriage ruling coming

...justices appeared skeptical of gay-marriage arguments.Chief Justice Roberts said gay couples seeking to marry are not...rulings are responsible for all the others.Yet the chief justice also questioned the states' argument."If Sue loves...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-29/after-historic-arguments-gay-marriage
Not For Web
Pope Francis at 2-year mark

...and a host of hot-button issues were up for debate.Cardinal Raymond Burke, removed by Francis as the Vatican's chief justice, has become their figurehead, saying hypothetically that he would "resist" the pope if he were to try to change...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-13/pope-francis-2-year-mark
Not For Web
My Turn: A fix in search of a law

...interest was undermined when the Chief Justice voted in agreement with lawyer...candidate. Suggesting that the Chief Justice should have exercised tie-breaking...Kelly's implication that the Chief Justice should refrain from breaking ties...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-15/my-turn-fix-search-law
Opinion
Empire Editorial: On the court

...three members of the Alaska Bar Association, three non-lawyer members confirmed by the Alaska Legislature, and the chief justice of the Alaska Supreme Court.Sen. Kelly has proposed a constitutional amendment that would double the number of non-lawyer...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-15/empire-editorial-court
Opinion
State retirement benefits at stake

...2005 to 2010) before the repeal went into effect. As Chief Justice Dana Fabe noted, that actually caused a rush of former...benefits and the states not obligated to do anything."Chief Justice Dana Fabe, who sat at the bench alongside judges Peter...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-11/state-retirement-benefits-stake
Local
Three things to watch in this week's Legislature

...constituents and various groups. The bill, as proposed, would take effect Jan. 1, 2017. State of the JudiciaryThe chief justice of the Alaska Supreme Court, Dana Fabe, is scheduled to deliver the traditional State of the Judiciary address to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-09/three-things-watch
State | AK legislature
Judging judicial selections

...council seats seven members: the Chief Justice of the Alaska Supreme Court...confirmed by the Legislature and the chief justice only votes to break ties. The...require all members, excluding the chief justice, to be confirmed by a majority...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-08/judging-judicial-selections
State | AK legislature
Inmate re-entry program offers resources

...organizing Success Inside and Out for the past few years. The program was founded in 2006 by Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Dana Fabe for incarcerated women at Hiland Correctional Center near Anchorage. The program still takes place there...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-16/inmate-re-entry-program-offers-resource
State
Tlingit and Haida adopts new marriage statute

...statement for the Tribe to make and one that was not difficult for our Executive Council to stand behind."Tribal Court Chief Justice Debra O'Gara expressed, "We are pleased to expand our Tribal Court to meet the needs of our tribal citizens. Our...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-11-12
Art
Fabe stresses importance of rural, tribal relations

JUNEAU - Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Dana Fabe on Wednesday stressed the importance of working...addressing the Legislature on the 50th anniversary of former Chief Justice Jay Rabinowitz's appointment to the state Supreme...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-12/fabe-stresses-importance-rural-tribal-r
State | AK legislature

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